Luckens Prize Recipients


2016: Judah Bernstein (New York University)

"A Preacher in Exile"

Honorable Mention, Neri Ariel

"Lost Jewish Culture Retrieved from Vienna Literary Treasures"

2015: Golan Moskowitz (Brandeis University)

"Wild American Things"

2014: Yitzchak Schwartz  (Center for Israel Studies at Yeshiva University)

"The Hispanic Society Bible: Jewish Art and Identity on the Cusp of Modernity"

2013: Tania Tulcin (Yeshiva University)

"Looking Down from the 'Tip of the Yud': Judah Leib Gordon's Critique of Rabbinic Culture in Late Imperial Russia."

2012: Rachel Scheinerman (Yale University)
"'The Scepter Shall Not Depart from Judah': Jewish and Christian Messianic Interpretation of Genesis 49:10"

2011: Mark Beitman (University of Chicago School of Divinity)
“Crisis and Mystical Creativity: Three Perspectives”

2010: Devorah Shubowitz (Indiana University)
"How women have sought to become part of the rabbinic debate in traditional Judaism"

2009: Amitai Bin-Nun

2008: Ingrid Anderson (Boston University)
"Leo Strauss, political theory and Judaism"

2007: Arie Dubnow (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Isaiah Berlin, nationalism and liberalism"

2006: Rebecca Scharbach (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"To dwell in dignity: Maimonides on sense perception"

2005: Doron Shultziner (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"A Jewish Conception of Human Dignity”

2004: Aaron Hughes (University of Calgary)
"The Hermeneutics of Ocular Desire: Imagination and Aesthetics in the Dialoghi d'Amore."

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